Entering the Age of Fictional News

A reader in British Columbia told me yesterday that the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. has been shaping the recent AirAsia plane crash into a “narrative.” Other news agencies worldwide have been blaming the crash on bad weather–hasn’t bad weather caused many airplane crashes, over the years?–or even “unique,” or extra-bad, weather ( http://www.newsdocument.com/news/airasia-flight-qz8501-unique-weather-may-have-caused-plane-crash-says-ceo-sydney-morning-herald ). Logical reasoning … Continue reading Entering the Age of Fictional News